Bureau of Land Management Utah Resource Advisory Council to Hold Meeting at Vernal

VERNAL, Utah — The Bureau of Land Management will hold a meeting of the Utah Resource Advisory Council on Jan. 18, 2023, at the BLM Utah Green River District Office, 170 South 500 East, Vernal, Utah 84078. The meeting will take place from 8 am to 4:30 pm The public is welcome to attend the meeting. A virtual option will also be available.

“We appreciate the members of the Utah Resource Advisory Council for their outstanding expertise and input,” said Utah State Director Greg Sheehan. “Their contributions are critical in assisting the BLM in continuing to be a good neighbor in the communities that we serve and to helping us make land-management decisions.”

The BLM maintains 38 chartered advisory committees and councils located in the West. Advisory groups provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior on public land resource and management issues. Advisory members who serve act as “sounding boards” for BLM initiatives, regulatory proposals and policy changes. Each citizen-based committee or council consists of 10-to-15 members who represent diverse interests present in the local community.

Planned agenda items for the Jan. 18, 2023, meeting of the Utah RAC include: An overview of district-planning efforts, updates to the wild horse and burro program, projects for lands and realty, a review of Dingell Act implementations, and other Issues as appropriate. Details on attending the in-person or virtual meeting, as well as the meeting agenda, may be found at https://www.blm.gov/get-involved/resource-advisory-council/near-you/utah/RAC.

The public may address the Utah Resource Advisory Council from 1 pm to 1:30 pm on Jan. 18. Depending on the number of people who wish to comment and the time available, individual oral comments may be limited to a specified length of time. Written statements to address the council may also be sent to BLM Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, or via email to [email protected] with the subject line “Utah RAC Meeting.”

For more information about the upcoming meeting, please contact Angela Hawkins at [email protected]. Individuals in the United States who are deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability may dial 711 (TTY, TDD, or TeleBraille) to access telecommunications relay services. Individuals outside the United States should use the relay services offered within their country to make international calls to the point of contact in the United States. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Replies are provided during normal business hours.

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